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Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide by Abhijit Jana

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Choosing which skeleton to track

Kinect for Windows can track more than one skeleton, hence it is important to identify which skeleton is being tracked or which skeleton is to be used by the application. Each and every skeleton is identified by a unique identification number. The skeleton-tracking engine assigns each skeleton a unique integer identifier to track the skeleton. You can get access to the tracking ID as the Skeleton class has a property TrackingId that returns the unique ID for the skeleton.

Skeleton-tracking ID

A TrackingId property of value zero means an empty skeleton, or that the skeleton is not being tracked. The application uses a collection to store the skeleton information. The collection size is six, as the sensor can track ...

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